Prairie Grasslands Birding Tour

Full Day Tour in late April – July, 2021

Self-Drive Birding Tour

Join our experienced local birding guide for a 8 hour drive visiting the best prairie birding habitats in the Saskatoon region for seeing or hearing hard-to-find grassland birds!

Some grassland birds that might be seen or heard include: Sharp-tailed Grouse, Swainson’s Hawk, Long-billed Curlew, Upland Sandpiper, Marbled Godwit, Sprague’s Pipit, Loggerhead Shrike, Western Kingbird, Baird’s Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Clay-colored Sparrow, Western Meadowlark.

Early morning departure recommended.

Suggested items to Bring:

  • Clothes suitable for the weather (rain jacket, sun hat, etc.)
  • Water bottle
  • Binoculars, Spotting Scope and camera (optional)

COVID SAFETY POLICY

  1. Clients must drive themselves in their own personal or rented vehicle. The leader will drive in a separate vehicle. We will use cell phones to communicate between each other during the tour.
  2. Tour will be rescheduled at no additional cost or refunded  if either the leader or any of the clients show any signs of illness (coughing, sneezing, sore throat, etc.).
  3. Please wear a mask and maintain physical 2 meter distancing when walking outside or viewing birds through the spotting scope that I will set up.

TOUR FEE: CA$690 (about US$450) for groups of 1 – 4 persons Taxes included.
Fee includes guiding services during 8 hour trip. A tax receipt for 50% of the tour fee will be issued to the person paying for the tour.
Meals, transportation and accommodation are NOT included.

RESERVATIONS: Send us your full name(s), mailing address, email address and requested tour dates.

E-mail: birdtours@sasktel.net
Phone: 306-652-5975
Text: 306-281-2215

Tour Guide: Stan Shadick. Click for more information about your tour guide.

Western Meadowlark by Nick Saunders
Sharp-tailed Grouse by Nick Saunders
Baird’s Sparrow by Nick Saunders

Tour may be combined with:

  • Chaplin Shorebird Tour
  • Prairie Lakes Birding Tour
  • Camp Wolf Willow Birding Tour
  • Beaver Creek Birding and Hiking Tour

Other Tours and Workshops: Click here to see a complete list of our upcoming tours and workshops

Proceeds support Living Sky Wildlife Rehabilitation